Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Call This Eggs Benedict? You Must Be Yolking

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Call This Eggs Benedict? You Must Be Yolking

Article excerpt

IT probably sounded nice on the menu.

But it's fair to say this eggs Benedict ordered in Wigan Tesco didn't quite live up expectations.

Disgruntled diner Thomas Hesketh tweeted a picture of his meal - two poached eggs on a pair of folded slices of ham, drizzled with globules of hollandaise sauce - after ordering it in the supermarket.

It's since been retweeted more than 2,500 times.

Thomas also tweeted Tesco to complain, writing: "Ordered eggs Benedict in your Wigan cafe and received this monstrosity."

The Tesco Twitter account replied: "Hi there, I'm very sorry about this happening. Did you tell the staff?" Thomas, who says he paid £5 for the meal, answered: "Yes, they said they could cook me up another one but it would be the same."

Hundreds of Twitter users have since had their say on Thomas's meal. …

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